Definition of kick someone in the pants or up the backside in English:
informal Prompt someone to make fresh effort.
- I can barely spend time with my extended kin without the having the urge to kick them up the backside.
- I have a reason to kick you in the pants and light fire under you to keep you focused and keep you going.
- His advice is always timely, full of common sense and he never hesitates to kick me in the pants when necessary.
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